David Beckham is Britain's finest striker of a football not because of God-given talent but because he practices with a relentless application that the vast majority of less gifted players wouldn't contemplate.
I look at my books the way parents look at their children. The fact that one becomes more successful than the others doesn't make me love the less successful one any less.
Everest in his slippers. That's what he was like.
I used to have a saying that when a player is at his peak, he feels as though he can climb.
My fondest hope is that 'Roots' may start black, white, brown, red, yellow people digging back for their own roots. Man, that would make me feel 90 feet tall.
I tried it 100 or a million times it couldn't happen again. If I could, I would have carried on playing.
In my writing, as much as I could, I tried to find the good, and praise it.
My greatest challenge is not what's happening at the moment, my greatest challenge was knocking Liverpool right off their f*****g perch. And you can print that.
When an Italian tells me it's pasta on the plate, I check under the sauce to make sure.
Find the Good and Praise it" by Alex Haley
When you start about family, about lineage and ancestry, you are talking about every person on earth.
Only true champions come out and show their worth after defeat- and I expect us to do that.
In every conceivable manner, the family is link to our past, bridge to our future.
Nobody can do for little children what grandparents do. Grandparents sort of sprinkle stardust over the lives of little children.
Anytime you see a turtle up on top of a fence post, you know he had some help.
I can't believe it. I can't believe it. Football. Bloody hell.
They say he's an intelligent man, right? Speaks five languages! I've got a 15-year-old boy from the Ivory Coast who speaks five languages!
I've never played for a draw in my life.
I remember the first time I saw him. He was 13 and just floated over the ground like a cockier spaniel chasing a piece of silver paper in the wind.
There was me, that is Alex, and my three droogs, that is Pete, Georgie and Dim, Dim being really dim, and we sat in the Korova Milkbar making up our rassoodocks what to do with the evening.
Sir Alex, one of the best managers of all time. After 26 years of success in the game, we all owe him a tribute.
I think you're intelligent and charming, and that you're a person with a kind heart. I know that when you want to, you can look more beautiful than anyone I've ever met. You're independent, you've got a good sense of humor, and you show surprising patience with children." -Alex
We did a really cool video for this song [Milquetoast] with Alex Winter from Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure fame. He's an extremely intelligent guy. Butch Vig also did a mix for The Crow movie.
There is no direct evidence that [Alex] Haley sat down with the F.B.I.
There's a name for people with an interest in the moon," Alex said. "They're called lunatics.
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